• Dance company SAWTOOTH will perform a Dante-inspired piece, Ombra, at Dixon Place in Chelsea, NY, on July 24th. "Inspired by Dante’s Paradiso and Plato’s … [Continue Reading]

    SAWTOOTH Dancers’ <em>Ombra</em>
  • The main character, an escaped slave from another planet, meets a character who calls himself "Virgil," a rastafarian who speaks in verse and helps guide The … [Continue Reading]

    John Sayles, <em>Brother from Another Planet</em> (1984)
  • Il Mistero di Dante is a 2013 Italian film directed and written by Louis Nero. “A journey in the footsteps of the most famous initiate of Italian Trecento, … [Continue Reading]

    Louis Nero, <em>Il Mistero di Dante</em> (2013)
  • "As a general rule, theme bars are embarrassing affairs. You have your corny waitstaff, your overly literal decor and a sense of forced performance that’s... … [Continue Reading]

    Le Cabaret de L’Enfer: Turn of the Century Paris Nightclub Modeled After Hell
  • Dante Alighieri stands in Meridian Hill Park in Washington, D.C.  Commissioned by Carlo Barsotti as a gift on behalf of "the Italians in the United States," … [Continue Reading]

    Ettore Ximenes’ 1921 statue, Meridian Hill Park (Washington, D.C.)

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Dante Today is a crowd-sourced repository for “citings” and “sightings” of Dante and his work in contemporary culture.